Introducing ByBlack, the only national business certification, directory and resource hub dedicated to supporting Black-owned businesses. Create your business profile and apply, at no cost, to become certified as Black-owned. You can reach new customers, unlock business opportunities with large companies and access a valuable support network.
Proud to back you as you move forward.
Learn more about how we can back your business.
A Loan For You
Accion Opportunity Fund is excited to offer a loan with underfunded small business owners top of mind. With an investment from American Express, Accion Opportunity Fund (1) can provide more small businesses access to loans.
(1) Opportunity Fund Community Development the lending arm of Accion Opportunity Fund, California Finance Lender license #6050609.
Coalition To Back Black Businesses
Through 2024, we will continue our commitment to back Black-owned businesses with a series of grants, mentorship and training programs to support long term success and resilience.
100 Black Women entrepreneurs.
100 grants. 100 days of education and resources.
Together with IFundWomen of Color, American Express surprised 100 entrepreneurs with grants of $25,000 each and 100 days of resources - including business education, mentorship, marketing, virtual networking, access to WorkSpaces by Hilton and more - to help them jump start and grow their business ventures.